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Does Activated Charcoal Help with Gas and Bloating?

October 22, 2018

Does Activated Charcoal Help with Gas and Bloating?

By uclahealth uclahealth

One-third of patients, more commonly women, complain of bloating. Bloating is an uncomfortable pressure in the abdomen caused by excess gas. What causes gas and bloating? In certain foods, small sugars can quickly move through the gut. The good bacteria that live there ferment the sugars, creating symptoms of gas and bloating. FODMAP (fermentable oligosaccharides, […]

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